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With trees down, travel restricted and states of emergency still in effect in towns across the Hudson Valley, most Halloween events in the area have been canceled or postponed.
Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano is asking kids to stay at home or close to it to celebrate Halloween Wednesday, on top of issuing a 6 p.m. curfew for everyone under 18 years old.
The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze, an annual...Read more »
I started to get jittery at my desk in Yonkers Monday when the state's Brian Conybeare started talking about the Tappan Zee Bridge shutting down.
I usually don't worry too much about driving in bad weather, but you could feel the tension around the News12 newsroom, where I'm based for Newsday. If I was going to make it back to Pearl River, it was time to hit the gas.
The Saw...Read more »
As Hurricane Sandy approaches, pet owners need to make preparations for ensuring their pet’s safety and welfare. The ASPCA has detailed guidelines for pet owners to follow in the case of natural disasters, such as this incoming storm.
The ASPCA advises that owners should bring their pets inside upon the first sign of a storm, make sure their pets are wearing their collars and ID tags with...Read more »
With Hurricane Sandy approaching, a number of apps can help you track the storm's progress:
Hurricane Track for iOS - Free This app has four main screens: a radar view, a local satellite view, a forecast and hazards screen, and one that projects the hurricane's paths. Extras include a storm-specific newsfeed. iHurricane HD - Free iHurricane HD offers a full-color, zoom-enabled weather...Read more »